Spalding High welcomes gifts from MP, former principal

Friday, October, 12 2018    

SPALDING, Clarendon – As part of an effort to improve reading capacity, Member of Parliament for Clarendon North Western, Richard Azan recently handed over $500,000 to the Spalding High School from the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). Read More

Fatal, fiery domestic dispute in Manchester

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A family dispute in Manchester on the weekend that left one brother dead and one in police custody has also left their mother and four of their siblings homeless after her house was burnt down. Read More

Rain, Rain at TSO Santa Cruz

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Rain and a lengthy late-evening power cut combined to cast a damper on Takes Style Out (TSO) activities in Santa Cruz last Thursday. Read More

Hampton marks 160th with trees

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Malvern, St Elizabeth — In recognition of National Tree Planting Week, Hampton School's 160th anniversary celebrations recently incorporated a tree-planting activity. Read More

Manchester merchants get resourceful for TSO

Monday, October, 8 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Cognisant that the annual Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out (TSO) would require them to boost their level of competitiveness, some retailers in Manchester who participated in the event last Thursday got creative to stay ahead of the... Read More

Japan training for Clarendon's disaster coordinator

Monday, October, 8 2018    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Clarendon is set to benefit from a training programme in Japan which is aimed at the creation and implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) strategies in order to build more resilient communities. Read More

Seven from central region reach

Monday, October, 8 2018    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Seven pan chicken men and women representing the parishes of Clarendon, Manchester and St Elizabeth have advanced to the Grand Final of PAN 2018, hosted by CB Foods. The winners (first and second place from each parish) and a wild card pick were revealed... Read More

A big mess!

Monday, October, 8 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Stalled drainage work on Ward Avenue close to the intersection with Perth Road, Caledonia Road and Manchester Road has brought misery to commercial operators as well as their customers, motorists and pedestrians in recent times. Read More

A silver lining

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South/Central Bureau | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

HOLLAND, St Elizabeth — There have been significant job losses at Holland Estate as a result of J Wray and Nephew Ltd's decision to cut sugar cane operations there, but according to St Elizabeth North Western Member of Parliament JC Hutchinson, there is a “silver... Read More

Coastal Cleanup

Monday, September, 24 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — International Coastal Cleanup Day is recognised on the third Saturday in September each year. Read More

Knox shock Holmwood

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, September, 24 2018    

SPALDING, Manchester — Knox College surprised favourites Holmwood Technical 1-0 on Saturday to move into a tie with Spalding High for the lead in Zone G of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition. Read More


Monday, September, 24 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Eye-catching goals from Kristoff Murray in the 25th minute and Ronaldo Webster in the 75th gave St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) a 2-0 victory over arch-rivals Munro College in their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup clash at the STETHS Sports Complex... Read More

Railway Corp supports development of Kendal crash site

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 24 2018    

KENDAL, Manchester — The Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) has expressed support for plans by the Manchester Municipal Corporation to establish a memorial/recreational park at the Kendal train crash site. Read More

Clean-up at Alligator Pond

Monday, September, 24 2018    

In recognition of International Coastal Cleanup Day this month, the Manchester Municipal Corporation took on the Alligator Pond Beach as a project. Among the volunteers were students from the Alligator Pond Primary School. Parish Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, La-Jean Powell-Richards, said... Read More

PHOTO: Easy Manchester High

Monday, September, 24 2018    

Tyrone Mitchell (left) of Manchester High turns away from the challenge of a DeCarteret College opponent during a recent ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup contest at Manchester High School. The home team won 7-2.  Read More


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